Peter Brett recently performed a product test on our new 160L 230V Cement Mixer (Stock Number:17776) highlighting the mixers capacity, price and low noise levels.
“There is a special logic to this mixer – the 160 litre capacity means that it can use one 25kg bag of cement per mix – making it much easier to get a consistent mix. A full load of sand/aggregate mixture, cement and water is roughly 90 litres so with an actual mixing capacity of 110 litres, there is more than enough space in the drum.
Self-assembly is the key to the pricing of this machine, but it is not difficult if you follow the correct sequence – USE THE INSTRUCTION BOOKLET!
Although single-handed building of the mixer is possible, it really helps to have a second person to lift the heavy bits and occasionally hold a spanner.
The tubular-steel tall stand is sturdy stand and has no trouble in supporting a fully loaded machine.
The frame that supports the motor and drum assembly is also made from sturdy steel tubing, and the wheels are big enough to cope with sites. Finally, the tilt bracket is a solidly welded construction that is used to tilt the whole machine when used on the tall stand.
The motor is shrouded in its own plastic waterproof housing. It is simply lined up with the drive shaft and bolted into place onto the frame with no electrics to connect other than a standard UK plug. The motor is amazingly quiet and there wasn’t much noise from the drive gear….”
– Peter Brett, Tool Business & Hire 2017
Read the full review at http://www.toolbusiness.co.uk/why-buys/Draper-160L-230V-Cement-Mixer